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Concessionary Bus Travel Scheme

Volume 448: debated on Tuesday 11 July 2006

11. To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what his plans are for implementing the proposed free national concessionary bus travel. (83857)

From April 2008 persons aged 60 and over and disabled people will be entitled to free off-peak local bus travel anywhere in the country. We will be consulting authorities, bus operators and other interested parties on the best framework for delivering the improved concessionary fares entitlement.